(2231a) They Were Off the Azores

They Were Off the Azores
FES Title: Gal. 2 They were off the Azores, and they sighted a lone bull whale
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Date: 12/18/1938
Size: 32″H x 36″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: Illustration
Published: Williams, Ben Ames. “Man Overboard.” Country Gentleman, March 1939: 11.
caption: They were off the Azores, and they sighted a lone bull whale, and Captain Tryon ordered all the boats away so that the men might learn their business.
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover
Comments: index; 8×10 b+w Transparency in file;
See #2231as for Schoonover’s preparatory sketch.
Commentary: Schoonover used a similar boat in a later illustration, #2280.
Provenance: Not known

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